Singapore Business Review

Chart of the Day: Salary in Singapore expected to rise by 4.7% in 2023
This is coming from a 4.6% median salary increase in 2022.
What are the top online searches in Singapore for 2022?
AirAsia and Shangri-La Singapore were the top online travel portals and travel-related searches.
DBS to launch IATA Pay in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore
Airlines can access up to US$20b in savings from payment processing fees.
HDB resale prices up 10% in November: SRX

A total of 26 HDB flats were resold for over $1m during the month.
No recovery yet for HDB resale market despite rebound in sales volume
The sales volume recoiled by nearly 9% month-on-month in November.
Analyst explains how HDB prices homes to become more affordable
Government imposed subsidies and targeted grants.
SGX posts declining trend in average traded shares: RHB
It recorded two successive yearly and quarterly declines in SDAV.
Asia-Pacific carriers to suffer $10b loss in 2022: IATA
This will narrow to a $6.6b loss in the following year.
MAS slaps former UOB representative with 15-year prohibition orders
The court convicted Han Delong of criminal breach of trust, amongst others.
Investors keep ‘risk-off approach’ in November: analyst
The investor movement index (IMX) declined 4.17 in November 2022.
IMDA rolls out $5m virtual production innovation fund for the media industry 
The agency will undertake a two-prong approach to building capabilities in virtual production.
3 ways Singaporean investors are battling inflation
Investors said inflation is the main challenge in pursuing their new goals.
Clearer ‘two–sided economy’ in Singapore expected in 2023: Maybank
Economic growth will likely decelerate to 1.5% next year.

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Manufacturing How to free manufacturing firms from the pitfalls of greenwashing
An EnterpriseSG official said standardisation and green courses will enhance businesses’ sustainability goals.
Media & Marketing Agility matters most to Singaporean CEOs
In SG, 93% believe agility makes leaders of today successful; globally, only 88% think so.
Information Technology SPACE WATCH: How a 260-sqm command centre toughens security services
It brings together operational silos to offer 24/7 unified remote monitoring capabilities.
Building & Engineering Here’s what an advanced security firm looks like
AETOS offers training courses on security, technology, and facilities management. 
Commercial Property No more cafe hopping: This startup allows employees to work at MRT stations 
Founder Jane Toh said Staytion seeks to address the lack of “work near home” amenities.
Markets & Investing Why long-term investments are key to surviving inflation
BetterTradeOff CEO Laurent Bertrand recommends investing in alternative asset classes.
Manufacturing What hinders manufacturing firms from lowering their carbon footprint
Chevron Singapore Country Chairman Law Tat Win said the right policies and partnerships are needed for a cleaner energy shift.

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Chart of the Day: Salary in Singapore expected to rise by 4.7% in 2023
This is coming from a 4.6% median salary increase in 2022.
What are the top online searches in Singapore for 2022?
AirAsia and Shangri-La Singapore were the top online travel portals and travel-related searches.
DBS to launch IATA Pay in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore
Airlines can access up to US$20b in savings from payment processing fees.
HDB resale prices up 10% in November: SRX

A total of 26 HDB flats were resold for over $1m during the month.
No recovery yet for HDB resale market despite rebound in sales volume
The sales volume recoiled by nearly 9% month-on-month in November.
Analyst explains how HDB prices homes to become more affordable
Government imposed subsidies and targeted grants.
SGX posts declining trend in average traded shares: RHB
It recorded two successive yearly and quarterly declines in SDAV.
Asia-Pacific carriers to suffer $10b loss in 2022: IATA
This will narrow to a $6.6b loss in the following year.
MAS slaps former UOB representative with 15-year prohibition orders
The court convicted Han Delong of criminal breach of trust, amongst others.
Investors keep ‘risk-off approach’ in November: analyst
The investor movement index (IMX) declined 4.17 in November 2022.
IMDA rolls out $5m virtual production innovation fund for the media industry 
The agency will undertake a two-prong approach to building capabilities in virtual production.
3 ways Singaporean investors are battling inflation
Investors said inflation is the main challenge in pursuing their new goals.
Clearer ‘two–sided economy’ in Singapore expected in 2023: Maybank
Economic growth will likely decelerate to 1.5% next year.

Exclusives

Manufacturing How to free manufacturing firms from the pitfalls of greenwashing
An EnterpriseSG official said standardisation and green courses will enhance businesses’ sustainability goals.
Media & Marketing Agility matters most to Singaporean CEOs
In SG, 93% believe agility makes leaders of today successful; globally, only 88% think so.
Information Technology SPACE WATCH: How a 260-sqm command centre toughens security services
It brings together operational silos to offer 24/7 unified remote monitoring capabilities.
Building & Engineering Here’s what an advanced security firm looks like
AETOS offers training courses on security, technology, and facilities management. 
Commercial Property No more cafe hopping: This startup allows employees to work at MRT stations 
Founder Jane Toh said Staytion seeks to address the lack of “work near home” amenities.
Markets & Investing Why long-term investments are key to surviving inflation
BetterTradeOff CEO Laurent Bertrand recommends investing in alternative asset classes.
Manufacturing What hinders manufacturing firms from lowering their carbon footprint
Chevron Singapore Country Chairman Law Tat Win said the right policies and partnerships are needed for a cleaner energy shift.

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